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Entries from January 2009

Gluten Free Crust at zpizza in Arlington, VA? Not yet…

January 22nd, 2009 1 Comment

We stopped into the California-born zpizza franchise on Washington Blvd. tonight (caddy corner from Tallula) to “see” for ourselves about their gluten-free friendliness. Note, that this is not so unrealistic: the zpizza corporate Web site touts the chain’s gluten-free options. Just visit the home page – you’ll see the ad.
The reason I felt like I [...]

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To gluten or not to gluten? That is the risky question.

January 17th, 2009 1 Comment

This weekend, while visiting friends in Williamsport, PA, we decided to venture out into sub-zero temperatures for some good diner grub. Our trip took us to Williamsport’s newest greasy spoon - the Five and Dime on Pine St. The bright atmosphere was welcoming and the promise of homemade hot chocolate seemed to make the trip worthwhile.
I ordered my standard – [...]

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Review: Chocolicious, but worth the cost?

January 11th, 2009 29 Comments

Recently, Enjoy Life Foods shared a box of its newest product, boom CHOCO boom bars, to get our opinion. We sampled the milk and dark chocolate as well as the puffed rice version that rivals a Nestle Crunch bar- a treat I certainly miss from my gluten-filled days. These allergen-free bars (Enjoy Life touts that its products [...]

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Shaker Apple-Cranberry Coffee Cake

January 4th, 2009 27 Comments

In the spirit of the new year, I was cleaning out some old magazines this morning and randomly decided to adapt this recipe from a recipe entitled “Autumn Apple Cake” in the October 2008 Cooking Light (p. 84).
It was my first baking experience with Bob’s Red Mill Gluten-Free All Purpose flour and I have to [...]

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